The power (exousia) is given to make believers have the existence as God’s children,or God’s teknon.
Those whose act is always in line with the mindset of God the Father, will behave as a God’s child.
The spirit produced from a life that led by the Holy Spirit will become as witness whether we are worthy to call God as our Father, or not.
The spirit of slavery refers to the worldly desires that are against God’s will.
God’s legitimate children are those who live in the guidance of the Spirit of God.
We are the one who must put to death the misdeeds of the body; not other people, nor even God.
If the Lord Jesus has paid the debt of our sins and transgressions, now we must repay our debts by living according to the purpose of the debt payment, that is living according to the spirit.
The believers who have the Holy Spirit are those who follow His guidance and live in a harmonius fellowship with Him.
The New Testament people are acceptable to God if they live according to the spirit, or according to the mindset of God
“Led by the Holy Spirit”, is God’s effort in teaching the truth to believers; while “Living according to the spirit”, is a desire that become our own. Resulting from our struggle to always follow spirit’s desire.